Have you ever been to an arts and crafts fair? If not, then you are missing out on a fun time for the whole family. Art fairs are fun for everyone, and if you spot something that you would like to have you are free to purchase it. Art fairs are typically set up in tents in a designated area and show items such as paintings, antique rings, items made out of wood, and various other crafts.
The typical arts or crafts tent contains objects that are made by local artists who wish to show off their work. They are also allowed to sell pieces, and customers typically come from the surrounding area to buy these items. Many people come just to walk around and look at the art available, such as necklaces and art deco rings which people have made by hand. This sort of event is fun for people who enjoy making their own art, as they can get different ideas from other artists. There are also crafts for the kids, such as small toys made out of wood, and kits they can buy that they can put together themselves. Most of the time there is food available, such as hot dogs, pretzels, candied apples, and funnel cakes. Eating a hearty meal after a long day of walking can be a great ending to a fun-packed day for the whole family.
So if you are looking for an activity which will engage people of all age groups, then look for a local arts and crafts festival near you. If the weather is nice you can enjoy spending the day walking around outside and enjoying the workmanship and collections of different artists, such as wooden toys, antique estate jewellery, and of course good food!